By Tom Martin
A page-turning ancient experience tackling the chinese language profession of TibetThe Deputy glanced down on the white guy after which muttered, virtually to himself, "But how did a Westerner trip into Pemako within the first place?" whilst the Abbot spoke, his voice was once skinny and resigned. "It is the top of our monastery. via dusk i'll be useless and our partitions will lie shattered. A poor evil is coming from the wooded area . . ."A monastery in Tibet is overrun with chinese language infantrymen trying to find a sacred relic. The clergymen flee to hunt shelter in hidden caves, yet their growth is hampered by means of an injured stranger, whose presence threatens all of them. Journalist Nancy Kelly gets a parcel containing a mysterious trumpet made from bone, and hears an account of a Westerner penetrating right into a hidden nation in Tibet, the place orchids disguise the earth, pagodas hug the hills, and hovering cathedrals cover underground. quickly she embarks on a perilous trip into an old land of fable and legend, looking for a mystery older than time itself.
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Somewhere in the ancient monastic complex a bell began to ring out over the rooftops with a slurred atonal sound, as if it was ringing underwater. And now a distant bellow of thunder rumbled across the mountains. Tentatively, the three monks set to work tearing the leeches from the man舗s cheeks, leaving welts on his ashen skin. Dorgen Trungpa felt inside the man舗s mouth, and withdrew his hand holding a bloated monster. His gorge rising, he threw it into a puddle, where it squirmed violently. Now the Abbot appeared in the doorway to the prayer hall.
All heads turned from the naked girl to the monastery gates. There, between the broken gates, stood a tall, handsome, northern Chinese man, wearing a standard army-issue rain cape and the peaked cap of an officer. Behind him down the track other human shapes were visible, moving in the rain. Now that he had everyone舗s attention, the northerner spoke again 舑 directly to the army officer. 舖Order your men to stop vandalizing the monastery at once 舑 and give the girl back her clothes. What do you think you are doing?